New Vacancies for the Week of November 22, 2021

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ARS Current Vacancies


Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-07/09


Research Entomologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0414-12/15



Series/Grade:  GS-1320-12


District of Columbia

Interdisciplinary (Data Scientist)

Series/Grade:  GS-1529/1550-13



Administrative Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0341-11/12


Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade:  WG-5048-06


Maintenance Worker

Series/Grade:  WG-4749-08



Research Geneticist (Animal)

Series/Grade:  GS-0440-12/13



Supervisory Research Chemist/Research Chemical Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-1320/0893-14/15



Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-07/08



Director National Lab for Agriculture and Environment

Series/Grade:  RA-0401-00



Series/Grade:  WG-2805-10



Series/Grade:  WG-2805-10


Hydrologic Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-1316-07/08


Research Microbiologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0403-12/13



Deputy Director

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-15


Secretary (Office Automation)

Series/Grade:  GS-0318-06


Maintenance Worker

Series/Grade:  WG-4749-08


Location Negotiable After Selection, United States

General Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0801-13


Interdisciplinary (Data Scientist)

Series/Grade:  GS-1529/1550-13




Series/Grade:  GS-0471/0401-11


Financial and Budget Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0503-07/08



Information Technology Specialist (Policy and Planning)

Series/Grade:  GS-2210-13


Research Agronomist/Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0471/0470/0890-12/13


Human Resources Specialist 

Series/Grade:  GS-0201-07/09


Research Soil Scientist/Research Agronomist/Research Ecologist/Research Physical Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0470/0471/0408/1301-12/14


Boiler Plant Equipment Mechanic

Series/Grade:  WG-5309-10


Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0701-14


Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-09



Maintenance Worker

Series/Grade:  WG-4749-08


Custodial Worker

Series/Grade:  WG-3566-02


Office Automation Assistant

Series/Grade:  GS-0326-05


Research Plant Physiologist/Research Agronomist

Series/Grade:  GS-0435/0471-12/13



Series/Grade:  GS-0401-09



Supervisory Research Physiologist (Animal Health)/Research Geneticist (Animal)

Series/Grade:  GS-0413/0440-14/15


Engineering Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0802-05/07



Supervisory Research Range Scientist/Research Soil Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0454/0470-14/15


New York

Geneticist (Plants)/Horticulturist/Molecular Biologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0440/0437/0401-11/13


Research Plant Pathologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0434-12


North Dakota

Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-07/08


Food Technologist/Chemist

Series/Grade:  GS-1382/1320-12/13


Research Plant Physiologist (Research Associate)

Series/Grade:  GS-0435-11



Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-07/08


Program Support Assistant

Series/Grade:  GS-0303-05/06



Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-06/07


Research Microbiologist/Chemical Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0403/0893-12


South Dakota

Research Ecologist/Entomologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0408/0414-12/13



Office Automation Assistant

Series/Grade:  GS-0326-05


West Virginia


Series/Grade:  WG-5001-06/07



Supervisory Research Plant Physiologist/Geneticist/Molecular Biologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0435/0440/0401-14/15



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USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is one of the world’s premier scientific organizations, and we have research locations throughout the United States and a small number of international locations. USDA-ARS is continually seeking scientists and technicians in a range of agricultural related disciplines.  In addition to the scientific staff, USDA-ARS also hires a variety of positions supporting the scientific enterprise – IT, administrative support, budgeting, procurement, and engineering to name just a few.  USDA-ARS is a great place to work and our employees find USDA as a career fostering organization.  We invite you to take a few moments to look at our current vacancies and learn more about USDA-ARS at:  Please note vacancies open and close throughout the week.  Good luck with your job search and contact us if you need assistance!


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